Women and Domestic Violence: A Public Health Issue
Looks at a variety of aspects and contributing factors associated with domestic violence towards women.
# 46739 | 4,577 words | 15 sources | APA | 2003 |
Published on Jan 20, 2004 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Medical and Health (Public Health Issues) , Medical and Health (General) , Women Studies (General)
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This paper studies the public health issue of domestic violence. Specifically, it discusses domestic violence committed against women. The physical, cultural, psychological, behavioral, and sociocultural aspects of domestic violence are covered. Additionally, statistics are provided that support the findings of the paper. Topics also discussed are the risks associated with domestic violence, health issues of victims of domestic violence, and what women can do to escape the violence. A discussion of care plans and intervention methods concludes the study.
From the Paper:"Domestic violence has been recognized as a public health issue. Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, is a concern because 1.5 million women are raped and/or physically assaulted by an intimate partner every year and domestic violence is the leading cause of injuries to women ages 15-44 (CDC, 2003). Healthy People 2010 guidelines contain a list of objectives for domestic violence. The major goal is to enhance detection and care for survivors of domestic violence."
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